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Spring Fest of Southwest Florida to be held this weekend

news@breezenewspapers.com The community is invited to attend a family-friendly event, The Spring Fest of Southwest Florida, this weekend at the Victory Church parking lot in Lehigh. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at 1201 Taylor Lane, behind Burger King. There will be free parking and admission. “My dream for The Spring Fest of Southwest Florida is to offer an opportunity for our community to come together united in joy and happiness to simply indulge in a day of great food, great music, great fashion, great poetry and great people and to just ...

Lee County is a ‘job-seeker’ market

Lee Health issued an urgent call to our community this week: The need for blood donations is critical. To supply the needs of the health care system’s four acute care hospitals—Cape Coral ...

News from around the region

Veterans Park Academy for the Arts renovation

news@breezenewspapers.com After a lengthy discussion to approve rankings for architectural, construction management and building official services for a renovation project at Veterans Park Academy for the Arts it came down to a split vote with four in favor and three opposed. Board members ...

Obituaries

David E Cress

David E. Cress, 62, of Lehigh Acres passed away 4-5-21. Arrangements by Lee County Cremation Services.

Letters to the Editor

Guest Commentary: The fight to save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

In 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly expressed their desire for a safe and accessible medical marijuana program, and I am fighting to preserve the medical nature of the program that voters demanded. What we have now is a recreational drug program masquerading as a medical marijuana program, ...

Business

Lee County is a ‘job-seeker’ market

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Is employment opt-out making it hard to hire workers? Although the unemployment rate is at just 4% throughout the county, experts and local businesses are finding it challenging to fill positions in a variety of fields. Officials at CareerSource Southwest ...

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